Chromatographia

, Volume 23, Issue 11, pp 829–834 | Cite as

Determination of low boiling aldehydes in air and exhaust gases by using annular denuders combined with HPLC techniques

  • M. Possanzini
  • P. Ciccioli
  • V. Di Palo
  • R. Draisci
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Summary

An improved procedure for the HPLC determination of C1−C3 aldehydes in environmental samples is described. These air pollutants are quantitatively collected on annular denuders coated with 2,4-Dinitrophenylhydrazine and analyzed as hydrazone derivatives by HPLC with UV absorbance and voltammetric detection. Collection efficiencies of aldehydes are reported and compared with other available methods. Practical examples of the application of the method are given.

Key Words

Column liquid chromatography Aldehydes Annular denuder Environmental analysis 

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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Possanzini
    • 1
  • P. Ciccioli
    • 1
  • V. Di Palo
    • 1
  • R. Draisci
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto sull' Inquinamento Atmosferico C.N.R.Area della Ricerca di RomaMonterotondo StazioneItaly

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